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Introduction of a Wikipedia article. Complete article: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nostradamus
Michel de Nostredame,
to Nostradamus, was a French apothecary and reputed
collections of prophecies
famous worldwide. He is
known for his book Les Propheties ( "The Prophecies "), the
appeared in 1555.
the publication of
book, which has rarely been out of print since his death, Nostradamus has attracted a
press, credits him with predicting
major world events. The prophecies have in some cases been assimilated to the results of applying the alleged
code, as well as to other purported prophetic works.
maintain that the associations made between
events and Nostradamus's quatrains are largely the result of misinterpretations or mistranslations (sometimes deliberate) or else are so tenuous as to render them useless as evidence of any genuine predictive power. Moreover, none of the
listed offers any evidence that anyone has
interpreted any of Nostradamus's quatrains specifically enough to allow a clear identification of any event in advance.